Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Bronchitis: Should I take antibiotics?|
|Audience||People with acute bronchitis who are also at risk for pneumonia, or have not gotten better in 14-21 days, or have COPD, asthma, CF, heart failure or a weak immune system.|
|Options included||Take antibiotics for acute bronchitis.
Don't take antibiotics. Try home treatment instead.
|Year of last update or review||2016|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.